THE JOURNEY OF A STORYTELLER: FELLOWSHIPS, FILMMAKING AND FINDING YOUR CREATIVE VOICE
- Panels & Conversations
- 120 mins
FREE Panel (ticket required)
Join Grace Anne Moss, VP, Equity & Inclusion, Warner Bros. Discovery, and Director Jude Weng for a candid conversation on breaking into the industry and building your career as a storyteller in Hollywood. Learn about WBD’s Access programs and get tips on how to successfully navigate fellowship programs for writers and directors. Also, get an exclusive peek into what goes into directing prestige TV and the creative decisions that go into directing a scene.
This conversation takes place at Victory Hall & Parlor in San Francisco and includes a networking reception with free food & drink and the opportunity to meet recruiters from Warner Bros. Discovery.
Bring your resume or upload it directly HERE! All job levels, from entry-level to director, are welcome, as well as interest in various job types in media (from filmmaking to everything behind the scenes, including marketing and administrative opportunities and more).
About Jude Weng
Jude Weng is a Taiwanese-born director who grew up working at her family’s diner in the Castro district. Weng has directed over 50 episodes of scripted television for series such as Fresh Off The Boat (ABC), Blackish (ABC), The Good Place (NBC), Young Sheldon (CBS), Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (CW), and Only Murders In The Building (Hulu).
In 2019, Weng became the first Asian-American ever to direct a half-hour broadcast network pilot, created by Jessica Gao. Her debut feature, FINDING OHANA, dropped on Netflix to critical and commercial success, landing on their Top 10 Most Viewed Movies for weeks both domestically and internationally.
About Grace Anne Moss
Grace Moss is the VP Equity & Inclusion (Pipeline Programs) for WarnerMedia. In this role, she helps oversee the enterprise’s efforts to expand the talent pool of underrepresented writers and directors and build additional pathways for diverse talent. Prior to WarnerMedia, Grace served as the Head of Talent Development & Inclusion for NBC Entertainment, where she spearheaded multiple programs that focused on discovering, cultivating and showcasing talented writers and directors of diverse backgrounds. Grace also managed nationwide outreach efforts and developed relationships with community partners, such as the National Hispanic Media Coalition, Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment and the Barcid Foundation. Before coming to NBC, Grace was a Development Executive at the Style Network, where she shepherded new series, from initial pitch to production.